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Landlords To Be Empowered Under Immigration Bill Proposals


Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Landlords Must Evict Failed Asylum Seekers Under Immigration Bill Proposals The Government have announced that Landlords could face a prison sentence of up to 5 years for breaching the ‘Right to Rent’ checks to be included in the forthcoming Immigration Bill. The controversial immigration bill proposals require private rental sector and social sector landlords to [...]


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2015 Pre-Election Budget Creates Landlords Sub Letting Nightmare


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Controversial Sub-Letting Announcement Made In 2015 Pre-Election Budget The 2015 pre-election budget delivered last week by Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, outlined controversial plans that intend to make it illegal for private rental sector tenancy agreements (AST’s) to include clauses that prevent tenants sub-letting the rented property to others. This announcement has caused [...]


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Tenant Immigration Check Pilot Areas Finally Announced


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tenant Immigration Checks Will Start In West Midlands The Government have finally announced that the start of the phased introduction of immigrant checks on all prospective UK private rented sector tenants will begin in the West Midlands, from December 1st 2014, as part of the 2014 Immigration Act with further areas across the country intended [...]


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Thousands Of Buy-To-Let Landlords Could Be Sat On A Tax Time-Bomb!


Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The 2012 Budget may have affected a small number of millionaires using offshore companies to avoid Stamp Duty, but, accountants say thousands of buy-to-let landlords could be sitting on a “tax timebomb”. Many UK landlords now face paying two years tax liabilities during the next six months, creating a cashflow crisis after years of lightly-taxed [...]


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Electric Shock-er!


Friday, March 9, 2012

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) have highlighted some confusion over electrical safety between PRS Landlords and tenants in private rented sector properties. 30% of landlords did not realise that they were responsible for the electrical safety within their Buy-To-Let properties, according to the ESC’s survey. This potentially could lead to very dangerous consequences for both [...]


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